Tag Archives: Film

PQ Talking Photo Software

I first saw this over on the Second Life blog. I had to go check it out for myself. And yep, it’s true. You can make a photo appear to talk using PQ Talking Photo Software. For a limited time (to January 15), they are offering the software free to anyone who posts a blog

When I Grow Up

I came across this TeacherTube video on Jim Gates’ Tipline blog. What I really like about this video is the student point of view. That is what sets it apart from some of the other TeacherTube/YouTube videos of a similar ilk.

Tribeca Film Festival-DOUBLETIME

Thanks to the Discovery Educator Network, I was able to join Heather Sullivan, Beverly Plein, and Marti McGrath for the premiere of the Discovery Films documentary, DOUBLETIME.  DOUBLETIME was directed by Stephanie Johnes and tells the story of two internationally competitive jump rope organizations, the Bouncing Bulldogs of Chapel Hill, NC, and the Double Dutch

Planet Earth – Parts 6 & 7

Get ready to immerse yourself in the Shallow Seas and explore the Great Plains in tonight’s installments of Planet Earth, airing on the Discovery Channel. SHALLOW SEASAirs Sunday, April 8, at 8 p.m. ET/PT Follow a humpback whale mother and her calf on their epic journey to the most prolific feeding grounds that fringe the

Discover Planet Earth – Continued

I have to say that I was just dazzled by the first three episodes of Discovery’s groundbreaking new series, Planet Earth.  Of the three, I was particularly enjoyed the Mountains episode.  The Austrian Alps are my favorite place on the planet and seeing them captured the way that Planet Earth did was breathtaking.  During some

The Story of Movies

I just received John Norton’s "Of Particular Interest" email newsletter for middle school teachers.  His review of The Story of Movies website caught my attention, so I took a brief trip over there. The Story of Movies currently offers 3 DVD curriculum choices: The Day the Earth Stood Still, Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, and

The Ultimate Gift

"Education is a lifelong journey whose destination expands as you travel." – The Gift of Learning Jannita sent us the link to the companion site for a new movie set for release in 5 days, The Ultimate Gift. Here is a brief synopsis of the film: When his wealthy grandfather dies, trust fund baby Jason